Cyclist Killed in Vehicle Collision in Northwest Dallas

Williams & Cannon, PLLC

Many of us take to our bicycles to enjoy the scenic view our state offers. We also enjoy the exercise value that comes from riding your bicycle. But riding a bicycle can be a dangerous endeavor if vehicles are not paying attention and obeying the rules of the road. Bicycles do not afford the same protection that other vehicles do. The Dallas bicycle accident lawyers at our firm, PLLC want to talk to you about a tragic bicycle accident.

What Happened in This Dallas Bicycle Accident?

According to officials, in December 2019, a vehicle traveling on Loop 12 near Interstate 35E struck and killed a bicyclist. The bicyclist, unfortunately, died on the scene.

This is all too common in Dallas when it comes to bicycle safety and accidents involving vehicles. According to Texas government statistics, from 2010 to 2017, there were:

  • 16,807 crashes in Texas involving bicycles, resulting in 8,769 injuries, 5646 possible injuries, and 362 fatalities.
  • Eleven percent of cyclists involved in crashes are younger than 15, and another 13 percent are between 16 to 25.
  • Two-thirds of bicycle crashes occurred on city streets.

Riding a bicycle in Dallas can be a dangerous activity if other vehicles are not paying attention and obeying the rules of the road.

Bicycle Accidents Can Cause Permanent Anguish and Suffering

Most bicyclists are hit by other vehicles at high speed. Because of the lack of protection, bicyclists face massive injuries. At our firm, we want to help you with your recovery and get you back on your feet as soon as possible. A bicycle accident is no small inconvenience.

Victims who have experienced a bicycle accident due to someone’s negligence typically deal with:

  • Loss of cognitive skills
  • Loss of time with family and loved ones
  • Loss of mobility
  • Psychological issues caused by the injury
  • Disfigurement
  • Emotional and physical trauma
  • Scarring
  • PTSD

The terrible tragedy of a bicycle accident can cause massive amounts of pain and suffering. The statute of limitations is two years for a bicycle accident case in Texas, and that does not leave you much time to get the financial compensation you deserve. We want to start your investigation immediately to relieve you of the unexpected bills and burdens you face right now. We do not want a significant time to have elapsed. We want to get started on your case today.

Please Call Us For a Free Consultation of Your Case

If you or somebody you love has been the victim of a bicycle accident caused by someone’s negligent and careless actions in the Dallas area, please contact us immediately. We pledge to conduct a thorough and full investigation into your claim so we can secure the compensation you need. We want you to receive compensation for:

  • Unforeseen legal and medical bills
  • Loss of income from taking sick time
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Punitive damages
  • Pain and suffering

When you need a Dallas personal injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 214-295-2900 for a free case evaluation.

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